Dear America So Far From Home The Diary of Mary Driscoll An Irish Mill Girl Lowell, Massachusetts, 1847

dear america so far from home

In another installment of the series that brings history to a personal level for young readers, a young Irish immigrant girl shares her experiences as a worker at the Lowell Mill.---from the publisher

In the diary account of her journey from Ireland in 1847 and of her work in a mill in Lowell, Massachusetts, fourteen-year-old Mary reveals a great longing for her family.---from the publisher

144 pages                                  978-0439341929                                Ages 9-13

Keywords:  diary, historical fiction, journey, factories, immigrants, immigration, new experiences, American history, 9 year old, 10 year old, 11 year old, 12 year old, 13 year old, homesickness, family, part of a series, separation

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